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Academy Hostel

Via Ricasoli 9, 50122 Florence, Italy
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent 5 nights here - really enjoyed my stay. The owners have put a lot of thought into the little things that travellers need, like access to a locked box for passports, a charging point for electronics (with adapters). Spotless, you could tell that they really do a thorough clean everyday. I enjoyed having access to the terrace, great place... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly helpful staff, clean room and ensuite, and a perfect central location. Apertivos in the evening bring people back to the hostel which is nice for those travelling alone. Internet only in common areas which is frustrating.

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Jerusalem, Israel
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The location is right next to the Duomo which not only makes it centrally located but extremely easy to find. The area feels very safe and the hostel itself feels very safe and has someone at the desk 24 hours. The hostel is super clean and you get a very homey great feeling from the place. The staff and travelers... More

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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Great location!it's really near the cathedral church!also not far from the smn station. Nice reception and service. Breakfast provided.the price is worth for backpacker.if have any dorm just for female will be great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Literally 1 minute from Il Duomo, it is in the absolute best location you can hope for. Everything within walking distance. The place itself on the inside was wonderful--clean, definitely felt like a home, I was actually EXCITED to go back every night because it was so great. Smelled nice inside too haha.Out of all the hostels I've stayed in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

This is a modern hostel, the rooms and bathrooms are neat and clean. There's a locker to keep your bags in. The hostel is great but the location is amazing. Literally footsteps from the duomo and from there you can make your way around Florence very easily. The train station is about a ten minute walk and pretty much in... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I stayed at this hostel in August, this review is way over due. This was my first hostel experience and it was amazing. Keep in mind Im the type of person who goes to Manhattan and will not stay in a hotel that is less than a 4 star, I have high standards. But when your in Europe for 4-7... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Had a great stay at Academy Hostel - totally understand why this is consistently top-rated. Clean, centrally located, helpful staff. Cool, non-party, atmosphere, easy to meet other travelers. The only drawback was the wifi sometimes a little spotty, and can only be accessed from the common room.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I really enjoyed staying at Academy Hostel in Florence. The staff was awesome, especially Rosa! The room was very spacious and comfortable with single beds, lockers and nightstands. The best thing about the place was the evening gatherings with a free appetizer and wine. It gives you a great opportunity to gather around and meet the other travelers staying there.... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

lovely hostel, very nice!!!!!!! the hostel was located near the duomo. clean and comfortable. staff are friendly. bleakfast is satisfactory. snack time is at 6:30pm and free. I want to stay here again.

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Additional Information about Academy Hostel

Also Known As:
Academy Hotel
Academy Hotel Florence
Address: Via Ricasoli 9, 50122 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 190 Specialty lodging in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This discreet, smart new hostel is at the most central location in Florence, beside the Duomo on the start of the street that leads to the Museum dell'Accademia (Academy Gallery where Michelangelo's David is housed). The hostel is an early 17th Century Palace, a gem of sober architecture and refined atmosphere.Academy Hostel Florence are the ideal venue for a vacation in Florence. The rooms feature elegant and welcoming interiors, wenge essential-design furniture, and the best amenities offered by Hostel Florence Academy. he entrance lounge room of Hostel are a combination of elegance and style where art and design contribute to the guests tailor-made experience of good taste. ... more   less 
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